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PREMIUM: Spectra demonstrates COMET to British Army

17th November 2020 - 17:20 GMT | by Flavia Camargos Pereira in London

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COMET provides low-latency data without the need to rely on satellites or multiple line-of-sight repeaters. As it does not need a GPS, this system can work even in denied scenarios.

Spectra Group, together with industry partners Comtech, has demonstrated a high-capacity over-the-horizon communications system to the British Army.

Called COMET (Compact Over-the-horizon Mobile Expeditionary Terminal), it is a mobile tropospheric scatter (troposcatter) system providing low-latency data without the need to rely on satellites or multiple line-of-sight repeaters.

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